[Zope-Annce] Zope Weekly News for November 1st, 2000

ethan mindlace fremen mindlace@digicool.com
Thu, 02 Nov 2000 00:02:24 -0500

Something about those python guys, 
put your writes in a "Lock Box", 
Brazil and Netherlands in XML tryst, 
Petrilli digs to the Dublin Core,
Davis wants a quick fix,
and is there a Doc in the house?

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  by Brian Lloyd


  Big News in Zopeland

Recent News

  As most of you probably already know, Digital Creations is 
  proud to welcome the Python Labs group to our team! You can 
  "read Guido's announcement",


  Last week saw more progress on Jeffrey Shell's "Write Locking" 
  project to support DAV-aware Web tools that require DAV locking 
  support on the server. 

  HiperLogica and Martijn Pieters are moving the HiperDom project 
  forward. Zopistas interested in this project to add XMLC-like 
  templating to Zope should visit the new HiperDom development home 
  now, while the requirements are being formalized, and
  "get their licks in",


  Chris Petrilli has added a proposal to add standard metadata to 
  Zope objects. "Read the proposal",


  Adam Davis has added a proposal for several "quick fixes" that we 
  could make to the Zope management interface in the 2.3 release
  to "improve productivity",


Near Future

  Expect a 2.2.3 release in the next week the contains fixes for 
  all Hotfix bugs to date and a number of collector fixes.
  Work will also be proceeding on several of the items 
  on the Zope 2.3 plan (which is available on dev.zope.org). 

  We will also be working on applying some better organization 
  to dev.zope.org to make it easier to find what you are looking 
  for and to get "at a glance" status for various projects and 


Zope Web

  -- by Ethan Fremen

 Mission Quite Improbable

  I am still engaged in a stealth mission.

 Documentation Overview

  The layout for the Documentation Overviews is done.
  We're going to be delivering the completed versions
  by the end of next week.